In the ghoulish world of infectious disease agents, prions might well be the zombies. Unlike bacteria and viruses, prions have no DNA, yet still manage to replicate.
Adequate sanitation, clean water, and animals raised for food that are free from disease, provide a formula for healthier people, higher income, better education and overall well-being.
A critical link in mapping recurrent mutations of melanoma — the most serious form of skin cancer in humans — has been discovered by WSU researchers.
In-vitro approach opens door to finding new methods to treat deadly diarrheal disease.
Our planet is home to all kinds of lizards. Lizards hatch from eggs, have a backbone, scales, four legs and a tail, which they sometimes lose and grow back.
Kristy Fiorini’s long-awaited, energetic puppy, at six months old, began regularly tilting his head. Referred to WSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Fiorini’s journey was surprising and hugely helpful, but it might not be over.
WSU veterinarian Katrina Mealey explains how a dog’s wet nose affects temperature control and its sense of smell.
Every rabies vaccination at Lien Animal Clinic in West Seattle, results in a $1 donation to the WSU Canine Rabies Vaccination Program to help end rabies around the globe.
Greater understanding of bacteria could lead to more environmentally friendly methods of disease control.
By Addy Hatch, WSU Nursing
SPOKANE, Wash. – Students and faculty from the WSU College of Nursing and the WSU College of Veterinary Medicine will join up to host a health-screening clinic for homeless and low-income people and their pets.